Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

Ovid


Metamorphoses--the best-known poem via one of many wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its subject matter switch and transformation, as illustrated by means of Greco-Roman delusion and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's kind, and its sleek idiom deals a clean figuring out of Ovid's special and elusive imaginative and prescient of reality.

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